Australia opener David Warner on Saturday achieved a dubious distinction by getting out for a duck for the second time in the fifth and final Ashes 2021-22 Test match against England.
The Newlands Test also witnessed the visiting captain Virat Kohli become the fourth Indian and 18th player overall to bat in 500 innings or more in international cricket. Here's a look at some stats from Day 3.
Jasprit Bumrah returned to the venue of his Test debut to take a five-wicket haul and helped India take a crucial 13-run lead against South Africa in the third and final Test.
India captain Virat Kohli has taken 45 catches in 87 innings of 44 Test matches at home while he held 55 catches in 101 innings of 55 Test matches away from home.
India captain Virat Kohli and South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada revived their famed rivalry on Day 1 of the third Test in Cape Town. Rabada got the wicket of Kohli, who hit a half-century of the highest order. Here are most stats...
India look to end their quest for a maiden Test series win in South Africa. The three-match series is level at 1-1 after the Proteas made a brilliant comeback to win the second Test in Johannesburg.
England's Stuart Broad and James Anderson survived six balls each to save the fourth Test against Australia. It was the sixth time for England and the 24th time overall when the last pair saved a Test match.
On a busy Day 3 of the fourth Ashes 2021-22 Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground, visiting batters Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes stitched a century stand. Here are statistical highlights.
Dean Elgar played a captain's knock to help South Africa beat India in the second Test match at the Wanderers. The skipper hit an unbeaten 96 as the Proteas chased down a 240-run target for their first win at the venue.
Playing his first Test since 2019 and only in the team because of Travis Head's positive test for COVID-19, Usman Khawaja made the most of the opportunity. He scored 137 from 260 balls.
Cheteshwar Pujara hit his 32nd half-century, in 160 innings of 94 matches, on Day 3 of second South Africa vs India Test. He also scored 18 centuries in Tests since 2010. Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for most 50-plus innings in Tests.
Shardul Thakur claimed seven wickets in South Africa's first innings of the second Test. His previous best bowling was four for 61 against Australia in the second innings at Brisbane in 2020-21.
Shardul Thakur returned with figures of 7/61 in 17.5 overs on Day 2 of the second Test to help India dismiss South Africa for 229. India, however, conceded a 27-run lead.
On Day 1 of the first South Africa vs India Test match at Wanderers, Duanne Olivier became the joint third-quickest Proteas bowler to get fifty wickets in terms of matches.
India’s fourth win in South Africa came in 21 Test matches. India’s other victories over the Proteas came at Johannesburg by 123 runs in 2006, by 87 runs at Durban in 2010 and by 63 runs at Johannesburg in 2018.
Mohammed Shami, playing in his 55th Test, took 9896 deliveries to claim 200 Test wickets, Ravichandran Ashwin took 10248 balls.
Playing his 26th Test, Rishabh Pant collected his 100th dismissal on Day 3 of the SA vs IND Test in Centurion. MS Dhoni and Wriddhiman Saha each completed 100 dismissals playing their 36th Test match.
Australia beat England by an innings in the third Test match at MCG to retain the Ashes. It was England’s ninth defeat in 15 Test matches in 2021. Bangladesh also lost the same number of Tests in 2003.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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